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Earth: North Medford High School, Medford, Oregon, alma mater of missing person Jay Pringle.

This is North Medford High School in Medford, Oregon. Tomorrow evening I’ll be running an article profiling an unsolved missing persons case, that of Jay C. Pringle, age 17, who … Continue reading

April 18, 2014 · 1 Comment

Earth, “Mad Men” location: Joan Holloway’s apartment, 42 West 12th Street.

Ready for some more Mad Men Geography? This very fashionable address is on West 12th Street, and is evidently the apartment of Joan Holloway (played by Christina Hendricks), the extremely buxom, … Continue reading

April 17, 2014 · Leave a comment

Earth, “Mad Men” location (and some history): the original Benihana, 47 West 56th Street.

This is my second Mad Men Geography post (I think I’m going to create a tag for that!). The first is here. Above you see the facade of a Benihana Japanese … Continue reading

April 7, 2014 · 4 Comments

Earth, “Mad Men” location: the Draper residence, 783 Park Avenue.

I love Mad Men, the AMC television series about ad execs in the 1960s. I love it. It may be the greatest show I’ve ever watched in my life, possibly even … Continue reading

March 30, 2014 · 1 Comment

Earth: A corner of my past. “Smoker’s Alley,” Havertown, Pennsylvania.

This completely normal looking street dead-end is a piece of my past, literally. It’s a little wooded corner at the far end of the athletic fields behind Haverford Township Senior … Continue reading

February 25, 2014 · 4 Comments

Earth: Biloxi Beach, Biloxi/Gulfport, Mississippi.

This stretch of white sand and gray water hugs the shoreline of the Gulf of Mexico in Biloxi, Mississippi, but continues into the neighboring town of Gulfport. This Street View … Continue reading

January 6, 2014 · 1 Comment

Earth: Sparks Steak House, Manhattan, site of infamous Mafia murder.

This is Sparks Steak House, located at 210 East 46th Street in Manhattan. It has been here since 1977, although the restaurant business operated at another location since 1966. Twenty-eight … Continue reading

December 16, 2013 · Leave a comment

Earth and History: Former site of Heart of Atlanta Motel, a milestone in civil rights.

This luxury high-rise hotel in downtown Atlanta–it’s a Hilton, for the record–stands on the site of an important milestone in the struggle for civil rights and against racial discrimination in … Continue reading

December 14, 2013 · Leave a comment

Earth: Karl G. Jansky Very Large Array, near Socorro, New Mexico.

This is the Very Large Array in the desert about 50 miles from Socorro, New Mexico. As many people know, it’s a field of 27 giant radio telescopes used by … Continue reading

December 9, 2013 · Leave a comment

Earth: Dealey Plaza, Dallas, Texas, the site of you-know-what.

This is Dealey Plaza in Dallas, Texas. You don’t need me to tell you what happened here 50 years ago tomorrow (I’ll be doing some blog articles on it). In … Continue reading

November 21, 2013 · Leave a comment
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